Insulin Plant (Costus Igneus) - Original insulin plant for diabetes

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Insulin Plant - Insulin Plant for Diabetes


The Insulin Plant is a tropical plant with medicinal properties, traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine for its potential to support healthy blood sugar levels. Insulin Plant, a powerful and original remedy for diabetes. Embrace the medicinal properties of this wonder plant and take control of your health in a holistic way. This listing includes the original Insulin Plant, known for its traditional use in managing blood sugar levels naturally.


Insulin Plant Specifications:


Plant Type: Insulin Plant (Costus igneus)

Botanical Name: Costus igneus

Common Names: Insulin Plant, Fiery Costus, Spiral Flag

Plant Size: Varies, typically grows up to 1.5 to 3 feet in height

Foliage: Dark green lance-shaped leaves with prominent veins

Flower: Cone-like inflorescence with orange or yellow bracts

Bloom Time: Seasonal bloomer, typically during warmer months


How to Use the Insulin Plant:


Consumption: The leaves of the Insulin Plant can be consumed directly or infused into teas. Please consult with a healthcare professional before incorporating it into your diet, especially if you are already using diabetes medications.


Insulin Plant Care Tips:


Light Requirements: Bright, indirect sunlight for optimal growth

Watering Requirements: Keep the soil consistently moist, but not waterlogged

Temperature Range: Thrives in temperatures between 60°F to 85°F (15°C to 29°C)

Soil Type: Well-draining potting mix with added organic matter

Fertilization: Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 2-4 weeks during the growing season

Pruning: Trim faded flowers and yellowing leaves for aesthetic appeal and plant health

Toxicity: Generally considered safe for humans and pets, but avoid ingestion in large quantities

Preferred Indoor Locations: Suitable for bright indoor spaces near windows with filtered sunlight

Preferred Outdoor Locations: Partial shade with protection from harsh direct sunlight

Propagation: Easily propagated through stem cuttings or by collecting seeds


Disclaimer: This page presents a description and history of the medicinal uses of these plants. The intention is not to provide specific medical advice. You should consult your personal physician before taking any form of medication

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Insulin Plant (Costus Igneus) - Original insulin plant for diabetes

  • Original insulin plant along with plastic pot.
  • insulin plant height with pot is 1-1.5 feet and pot size is 5 inches dia.
  • plants nature is outdoor-semi shade, alternate day watering
  • useful for edible Plants, herbs & medicinal plants
  • Common Names: Insulin Plant, Costus Igneus, Spiral Flag






  • Product Code: pg-medicinal-plants-costus
  • Availability: 3
  • Rs 249.00

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Expected Dispatch Date: May 21, 2024


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